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Skin Prick Test for the Diagnosis of Food Allergy- a Comparison of Different Commercial Extracts and Raw Food

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01508299
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 11, 2012
Last Update Posted : October 7, 2015
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Immediate food allergy is , sometimes , a life threatening situation . Diagnosis is done by skin prick test with commercial extracts. Nevertheless, some of the extracts are not optimal and reproduce false negative results (no allergy) in patients with history highly suggestive of allergic reaction. The aim of this study is to compare the reproducibility of different commercial extracts and raw food in patients with convincing history of acute allergic symptoms related to food .

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Food Allergy Procedure: skin test

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Skin Prick Test for the Diagnosis of Food Allergy- a Comparison of Different Commercial Extracts and Raw Food
Study Start Date : April 2012
Primary Completion Date : April 2015
Study Completion Date : April 2015

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: raw food skin test
skin test with the suspected raw food
Procedure: skin test
skin test with the Suspected raw food


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. correlation between the results of skin test with commercial extracts and raw food [ Time Frame: immediate ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Month to 120 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Suspected immediate allergic reaction to food

Exclusion Criteria:none

Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Israel
Allergy and clinical immunology unit , Meir hospital
Kfar-Saba, Israel, 44281
Sponsors and Collaborators
Meir Medical Center
More Information

Responsible Party: Arnon Goldberg, Professor, Meir Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01508299     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: crufood1
First Posted: January 11, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 7, 2015
Last Verified: October 2015

Keywords provided by Arnon Goldberg, Meir Medical Center:
skin test
raw food
commercial extract

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypersensitivity
Food Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate